The Director's Corner

Mr. Raphael Schklowsky

Hornets Swarm The Big City

By Raphael Schklowsky | May 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Best 23-Hour Work Day of the Year! In the early morning of April 26th 2018, 20 students from Herndon High School, along with me, a school counselor, and a parent volunteer, ventured up I-95 on a chartered bus for a one-day educational adventure in New York City. The itinerary included a morning theatre workshop…

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Halfway Through The Woods

By Raphael Schklowsky | Apr 16, 2018 | 1 Comment

The Show is Open! We, the people of the theatre, are generally regarded as a most superstitious set of folks. Friday the 13th is not generally regarded as a fortuitous date to those of the superstitious sort. When I decided to pick Friday the 13th of April as the opening night for Into the Woods, I…

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No One Is Alone, Truly

By Raphael Schklowsky | Mar 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

We’re Less Than A Month Away! Into the Woods rehearsals have been humming along and the pieces are starting to really come together. Our cast covered the last of the music on Friday. The orchestra has begun to tackle this beast of a score. The set construction team met three nights this week and for…

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Building and Building Some More

By Raphael Schklowsky | Mar 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Building on Improv-A-Thing, Herndon HS Improv Does It Again! Last Friday night Herndon High’s improv team took the stage at Woodson HS for their last competition away from home. This competition felt different from the previous three this year. There were fewer teams (only eight), there were new games, and there was a “referee” that…

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“The Way is Clear, The Light is Good”

By Raphael Schklowsky | Mar 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Tickets are on sale! Folks, buy your tickets NOW. We’ve got a little over a month before we open. The way rehearsals are going, and with the kind of talent  we’ve assembled, you won’t get another chance to see a show like this. We’re blocking our way through the woods! Now if only the weather…

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